Gerald K. Carlisle, Esq. of Gates Mills, Ohio and the founding principal of Ohio Title Corporation was awarded the 2011 OAITA Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award for his fifty-plus years of service to the title insurance community in Ohio and his tireless efforts to improve the quality of independent title agents and settlement professionals.  Mr. Carlisle has been a fervent supporter of OAITA and OAITA PAC and has helped develop the organization’s footprint with the Ohio legislature.


Mr. Carlisle also received a Congressional Certificate of Commendation from Senator Brown that read as follows:


“I wish to congratulate you on receiving the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ohio Association of Independent Title Agents.  Small business is the backbone of American and the Ohio Association of Independent Title Agents has demonstrated a deep commitment to those individuals who seek to keep America working.  Attracting and retaining talented leaders like you is critical to Ohio’s economic recovery and competitiveness in the 21st Century.  I am committed to ensuring that more young leaders will follow in your footsteps and not only choose Ohio as their home, but also play an active role in revitalizing the economy of our state.  Congratulations again on this honor.  I wish you all the best in the years to come.  /s/Sherrod Brown, United States Senator